Jermaine Seoposenwe of South Africa shoots at goal closed down by Linda Sembrant of Sweden during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Women Football match between South Africa and Sweden at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 03 August 2016 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix
Thursday Jan 04, 2018. 10:30
The South African Women’s national team will face off against Sweden in two matches in January
Banyana Banyana are set to assemble for camp on Sunday, January 14 and the first match will be played next Thursday behind closed doors.
According to SAFA, the second match will be staged at the Cape Town Stadium and is an international friendly on Sunday, January 21.
Banyana’s interim coach Desiree Ellis has since released her squad of 26 players to face Sweden in the two matches.
Ellis has also recalled midfielder Amanda Dlamini after a long absence from the national team.
Banyana squad to face Sweden
Andile Dlamini, Yolula Tsawe, Kaylin Swart
Nothando Vilakazi, Noko Matlou, Janine Van Wyk, Bambanani Mbane, Lebohang Ralalepe, Regina Mogolola, Zanele Nhlapo, Yonelo Keto
Leandra Smeda, Refiloe Jane, Amanda Dlamini, Kholosa Biyana, Kgaelebane Mohlakoana, Amogelang Motau, Rachel Sebati, Neliswa Luthuli, Nompumelelo Nyandeni
Melinda Kgadiete, Thembi Kgatlana, Kelso Peskin, Jermaine Seoposenwe, Chantelle Esau, Sduduzo Dlamini